Variety.com is reporting that John Cena is in talks to join the sequel of the popular Suicide Squad franchise.
But Cena is not the only new member in talks to join the movie as Idris Elba is also in negotiations to play a new character. Margot Robbie will return to play Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney returns as Captain Boomerang.
There’s no word which character Cena will play if everything lines up and this would be Cena’s first role in the comic book universe. His latest movie was the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, which did $467.7 million in worldwide box office.
James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, will be writing and directing the movie which is expected to go into production this fall and hitting theaters on August 6, 2021. The original Suicide Squad grossed $746.8 million worldwide.